masculine noun
1. (chemistry) 
Los análisis mostraron que mis niveles de fósforo están bajos.The tests showed that my phosphorus levels were low.
2. (household product) 
a. match 
Solo nos queda un fósforo para prender la fogata.We only have one match left to light the fire with.
b. matchstick (wooden) 
Este artista convierte millones de fósforos en maquetas muy detalladas de edificios.This artist turns millions of matchsticks into very detailed models of buildings.
1. (chemistry) 
a. phosphorus 
2. (cerilla) 
a. match 
1 (Química) phosphorus
2 especialmente (Latinoamérica) (cerilla) match
3 (And) (cápsula fulminante) percussion cap
4 (México) (carajillo) coffee laced with brandy
tener fósforo (S. Cone) to be shrewd; be sharp
6 (Centroamérica) (exaltado) hothead
7 (Centroamérica) (pelirrojo) redhead
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